Alternative Weekly Merger on the March

San Francisco Bay Guardian | August 31, 2005
The nation's two largest alternative newspaper publishers have been in intense negotiations over a merger that would create a 17-paper chain controlled to a significant extent by venture capitalists, according to documents obtained by the San Francisco Bay Guardian.

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